Legal Representation for Corrupt Conduct Allegations

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This firm defends people accused of corruption and misconduct

This firm defends people accused of corruption and misconduct

Corruption & Misconduct

Anderson Legal defends individuals facing criminal allegations relating to corruption and official misconduct.


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Corruption & Misconduct

Anderson Legal defends individuals facing criminal allegations relating to corruption and official misconduct.

On-Demand Resources

View our growing library of articles and webinars, which are accessible no matter the time of day or night.

Free Consultation

To understand whether this firm can assist you, Anderson Legal provides a free, no-obligation initial consultation.

Corruption & Misconduct: Criminal Defence

Anderson Legal advises and represents people charged with corruption or official misconduct in Queensland. If you are dealing with an allegation relating to corrupt conduct or other misconduct and need advice and representation, Anderson Legal offers comprehensive criminal defence services for its clients. This includes:

  • providing advice relating to allegations made or documents served on our clients;
  • identifying the strengths and weaknesses of the case alleged against our clients;
  • advising clients on options relating to obtaining evidence, including expert evidence;
  • communicating on behalf of its clients with police, courts, and others;
  • resolving, where appropriate, criminal charges through negotiation;
  • representing clients in trials and sentences before all courts; and,
  • filing and litigating appeals against wrongful convictions and unjust sentences.

This firm places an emphasis on providing clear guidance so that our clients are placed in a real position to make informed decisions about their options and the preferred path forward. Anderson Legal provides clear, transparent disclosure of its legal costs at every stage.

Corrupt Conduct & Other Misconduct
  • Abuse of office
  • General dishonesty (obtaining a gain)
  • Misconduct in relation to public office
  • Offences relating to bribery
  • Official corruption
  • Secret commissions

Consequences of Charges and Convictions

Facing a criminal charge is incredibly stressful. It impacts reputations, relationships and livelihoods. Even for a person who knows themselves to be innocent, feeling the weight of an investigation or prosecution can be overwhelming. Beyond any punishment ordered by a court, there are many possible consequences for people accused of a crime, even before they are ever convicted.

Anderson Legal works to ensure the consequences of charges and convictions for its clients are minimised at every stage, where possible.

Common Adverse Consequences
  • Adverse publicity
  • Automatic disqualifications
  • Criminal record impacts
  • Employment issues
  • Safety and security clearances
  • Visa and citizenship issues

Criminal Case Stages

Police Investigations

Cooperating with Police Right to Silence
Police Search Powers

Initial Court Stages

First Court Date Bail Applications
Case Conferencing

Possible Issues

Mental Health Issues Legal Arguments
Committal Proceedings Specialist Courts

Final Court Stages


Sentence Hearings Appeals


Criminal Defence Expertise

Criminal defence work not only requires an understanding of criminal law and procedure, it requires the insight to know that if people cannot properly contest allegations, innocent people are condemned to unjust convictions and punishments. History provides countless examples of innocent people being wrongly accused of committing serious offences and prisoners being condemned to punishments that do not fit the crime.

Anderson Legal is a Brisbane-based law firm that has the expertise and proven experience to provide criminal defence services for individuals and businesses. If you need a trusted and respected criminal lawyer, there are many reasons why Anderson Legal should be your preferred choice:

  • Andrew Anderson, Legal Director, is an experienced lawyer who has been independently described by the Courier Mail as “one of the best legal minds” and a “leading corporate and white-collar crime lawyer” (16 December 2021).
  • Having successfully represented litigants in the High Court of Australia, Queensland Court of Appeal, Royal Commissions, and multiple other courts dealing with trials and other hearings, Andrew Anderson has a demonstrated record of success in complex and difficult cases.
  • Prior to operating a law firm, Andrew Anderson worked as a Principal Crown Prosecutor in Queensland and barrister in private practice at 8 Petrie Terrace Chambers in Brisbane. His depth of courtroom advocacy experience ranges from straightforward cases right through to complex homicide trials and appeals.
  • Anderson Legal is a law firm that is dedicated to the best ideals of the legal profession. Seeking to exceed client expectations and fighting for justice is an everyday pursuit.

The potential impact of a criminal charge on your reputation, relationships, livelihood, and liberty makes having a criminal defence lawyer who is equal to the task critical to ensuring a just outcome. If you have been accused of corrupt conduct or other misconduct and need advice or representation, contact Anderson Legal.

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Can We Help?

It costs nothing but time to see if we are the right firm for your case. Contact us to see if this firm can assist you.

This firm offers a ‘free consultation’. The reason is simple – it shouldn’t cost anything for a person to pick up the phone and understand if a particular law firm can help them or not. Anderson Legal takes the time necessary to understand the issues and to determine if we are in a real position to provide the standard of advice and representation you are entitled to expect.

Our Clients

Our clients make our practice. They are the ones we worry about each day, and to whom we owe a great obligation.

Our clients often have sought out Anderson Legal because they have been told something about expertise and experience. They put their faith and trust in the work of this firm. Professional reputation follows reality and not the other way around. Andrew Anderson, Legal Director, offers our clients a proven track record of success in complex and difficult cases across all court levels, including multiple appeals before the High Court of Australia.

Cost Comparisons

Comparing lawyers is not just a question of price, but value. Backed by the experience of successful courtroom advocacy across Australia, this firm offers significant value to its clients beyond price.
It is notoriously difficult to compare lawyers. Past courtroom experience and outcomes achieved do provide some basis for comparison. Andrew Anderson has an enviable record of success in contested hearings, trials and appeals.

This firm is committed to providing premium legal services at competitive rates but the price is only one measure of value. When you face a legal issue, particularly a complex one, there are other issues to consider.

As a lawyer who has achieved significant outcomes in a variety of contexts – as a Principal Crown Prosecutor, as a barrister, and as a law firm principal – Andrew Anderson brings a different level of experience to his advice and representation as compared to most solicitors. While he routinely works with leading Queens Counsel and other specialist barristers in complex cases, his significant experience in litigating and resolving disputes in cases throughout Australia means his clients have genuine expertise available from the start.

This firm may use several fee options, either exclusively or at various stages. The purpose is to make legal fees predictable, understandable, and transparent. Options include ‘fixed fee’ agreements, ‘capped’ legal costs, and agreements where the costs are calculated on a ‘pay as you go’ basis.

Entering into costs agreements that are understandable, and transparent allows this firm to remain focused on the outcomes our clients seek.

Our Referrals

If, unfortunately, we cannot provide you advice or representation, we will probably know who can.

The areas of law this practice handles are deliberately narrow and deep. Our deep focus on select areas of law allows this firm to handle some of the most complex and challenging cases that come before the courts.

It is not uncommon for this firm to receive enquiries we know will be better handled by others. In the interests of maintaining the highest standards, there are also occasions when cases we would otherwise welcome are declined to focus on existing clients’ needs. In such instances, we will try to identify who may be in a position to assist you.